Through 3 Quarters

Both the Brooklyn Nets and the Los Angeles Lakers suffered losses in their previous contests, however the Nets are more detailed to offseting it. Brooklyn has actually unwrapped a huge 102-82 lead versus the Lakers after 3 quarters.

Brooklyn has actually been riding high up on the efficiency of point player James Harden, who has 32 points and 8 helps in addition to 7 rebounds and 3 blocks. A double-double would be The Beard’s 5th in a row. Something to watch out for is Patty Mills’ nasty circumstance as he presently sits at 4.

Los Angeles has actually been led by little forward LeBron James, who up until now has 26 points in addition to 7 boards.

This is one of the most points Brooklyn has actually had yet this year entering into the 4th quarter.

Who’s Playing

Brooklyn @ Los Angeles

Current Records: Brooklyn 21 -9; Los Angeles 16-17

What to Know

The Brooklyn Nets have actually delighted in the conveniences of house their last 3 video games, and now they need to go out on the roadway. They will handle the Los Angeles Lakers at 8 p.m. ET this previous Saturday at Crypto.com Arena after having had a couple of day of rests. Both groups took a loss in their last video game, so they’ll have a lot of inspiration to get the ‘W.’

Brooklyn lost versus the Orlando Magic recently, falling 100-93 Little forward Kessler Edwards had a quite forgettable video game, ending up with just 9 points on 4-for-13 shooting in his 38 minutes on the court.

Meanwhile, Los Angeles got perhaps a little too into the vacation spirit, gifting the San Antonio Spurs a simple 138-110 win. It was expected to be a close contest, and the Lakers were expected to come out on top, however neither of those things wound up taking place. A silver lining for them was the play of little forward LeBron James, who had 36 points and 6 helps in addition to 9 boards. The video game made it LBJ’s 3rd in a row with a minimum of 31 points.

The losses put Brooklyn at 21 -9 and Los Angeles at 16-17 A set of protective numbers to remember prior to tip-off: Brooklyn have actually been holding their challengers to a basket portion of 42.90%, which positions them 2nd in the league. Less enviably, the Lakers are stumbling into the match with the 4th most points enabled per video game in the league, having actually quit 112 usually.

How To Watch

  • When: Saturday at 8 p.m. ET
  • Where: Crypto.com Arena — Los Angeles, California
  • TELEVISION: ABC
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for totally free. Regional constraints might use.)
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $24899

Odds

The Lakers are a small 2-point favorite versus the Nets, according to the current NBA chances.

The oddsmakers had an excellent feel for the line for this one, as the video game opened with the Lakers as a 1-point favorite.

Over/Under: -108

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Series History

Los Angeles have actually won 7 out of their last 12 video games versus Brooklyn.

  • Apr 10, 2021 – Los Angeles 126 vs. Brooklyn 101
  • Feb 18, 2021 – Brooklyn 109 vs. Los Angeles 98
  • Mar 10, 2020 – Brooklyn 104 vs. Los Angeles 102
  • Jan 23, 2020 – Los Angeles 128 vs. Brooklyn 113
  • Mar 22, 2019 – Brooklyn 111 vs. Los Angeles 106
  • Dec 18, 2018 – Brooklyn 115 vs. Los Angeles 110
  • Feb 02, 2018 – Los Angeles 102 vs. Brooklyn 99
  • Nov 03, 2017 – Los Angeles 124 vs. Brooklyn 112
  • Dec 14, 2016 – Brooklyn 107 vs. Los Angeles 97
  • Nov 15, 2016 – Los Angeles 125 vs. Brooklyn 118
  • Mar 01, 2016 – Los Angeles 107 vs. Brooklyn 101
  • Nov 06, 2015 – Los Angeles 104 vs. Brooklyn 98

Injury Report for Los Angeles

  • LeBron James: Game-Time Decision (Abdomen)
  • Kent Bazemore: Out (Covid-19)
  • Austin Reaves: Out (Covid-19)
  • Trevor Ariza: Out (Covid-19)
  • Kendrick Nunn: Out (Knee)
  • Anthony Davis: Out (Knee)

Injury Report for Brooklyn

  • LaMarcus Aldridge: Out (Covid-19)
  • Kevin Durant: Out (Ankle)
  • Day’Ron Sharpe: Out (Covid-19)
  • Joe Harris: Out (Ankle)
  • Kessler Edwards: Out (Covid-19)
  • David Duke: Out (Covid-19)
  • Cameron Thomas: Out (Covid-19)
  • Kyrie Irving: Out (Covid-19)

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